Transport Group Announces Cast for "Nine: In Concert"

6/14/2023 4:18pm


Transport Group has announced that Klea BlackhurstLilli CooperChristine Ebersole, Jessica FontanaJulia MurneyAlexandra SilberEmily SkinnerElizabeth StanleyJessica Vosk and Vanessa Williams will join Santino Fontana in "Nine: In Concert," the next installment in the company’s Anne L. Bernstein Concert Series, on Mon June 26 at 8:00 PM in Merkin Hall at Kaufman Music Center (129 West 67 St.) The cast also includes Benjamin Pajak who plays Young Guido, joined by Ethan JosephMatthew Lamb and Jayden Theophile as the Young Boys. The evening features a vocal ensemble, a key part of Nine composer/lyricist Maury Yeston’s score, including Julia Adams, Erin Anderson, Gina Naomi Baez, Victoria Baroni, Elizabeth Brady, Brianna Brice, Katie Cox, McKenzie Custin, Madison Garcia, Sarah Killough, Gaby Mank, Alison McCartan, Emily Nies, Aubrie-Mei Rubel, Maureen Taylor, Stephanie Toups, Sophia Tzougros and Katrina Wischusen. Mr Yeston and original Broadway cast member Karen Akers (Luisa Contini), will take part in a Q&A immediately following the concert.  The concert features a 25-piece orchestra performing the original orchestrations, interspersed with backstage stories and theatre lore about the original Broadway production.  Transport Group Artistic Director Jack Cummings III directs the evening, which is written by Hannah Oren with musical direction by Joey Chancey who conducts the orchestra. Nine features a book by Arthur Kopit and was adapted from the Italian by Mario Fratti. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.transportgroup.org. Press contact: Don Summa/Richard Kornberg & Associates (917/673-5723)...